Birtle and District Foundation Inc.

Box 598
Birtle, MB R0M 0C0

Registered Charitable Number: 81869 1875 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Southwest


To give our citizens an opportunity to contribute and give back to their own community.


The Birtle and District Foundation was established for the Town and RM of Birtle citizens to contribute funds to the betterment of all aspects of the community and its citizens and a way to benefit future generations.


  • Roger Wilson, Chair
  • Shonda Ashcroft, Vice Chair
  • Eleanor Dnistransky, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Liz Finch
  • Suzanne Burdett
  • Fred Haun
  • Shawna Wilson
  • Mandy Lee
  • Lucille Fulton

Foundation Funds

Community Endowment Fund Main fund that we are focused on growing. Money is invested and each year the interest earned from this investment is granted within the community.
Prairie View Youth in Philanthropy (Birtle Collegiate) New fund established in 2018 with assistance from the Thomas Sill Foundation. The BCI YiP group collects grant applications and chooses yearly grant recipients.

Recent Grants

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2017 Grants - Total $9,600

  • Birtle Elementary School
  • Upper Assiniboine Conservation District
  • Birtle Riverside Golf Course
  • Prairie View Gymnastics
  • The Classic Garden
  • Expanding Community Cancer Care

Previous Recipients - Total $28,632

2016 Grants

Foxwarren Historical Society School Reunion
Birdtail Fitness Centre Floor Mats
Foxwarren Rec Centre Tables & Chairs
Cancer Care Committee Expansion of Regional Treatment Facility

Prior to 2016

Birtle Playground
Valley Rec Birtle Beach Dock Proj & Disc Golf Course
Birtle Minor Ball Washroom Renos & Diamond Upgrades
Classic Garden Building Renovations
Prairie View Gymnastics Equipment
Foxwarren Chapel Roof Repair
Birtle Minor Hockey Equipment
Birtle Fitness Centre Equipment

Grant Deadlines

November 25 annually

Foundation Highlights